2011 ARCHIVE

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LINKS & STUFF: The Designer’s Toolkit, Pantone and the Holstee Manifesto

Production Design Porn: Christmas Edition!

Happy Holidays from Art DepartMENTAL

The Art of Reality Television Production Design

How to Feel Miserable as an Artist

TIFF 2011 EXCLUSIVE: An Interview with Take This Waltz Production Designer, Matthew Davies

TIFF 2011 EXCLUSIVE: An Interview with ‘Random’ Production Designer Lisa Marie Hall

TIFF ’11 DIARY: Day 1- Back Aches, U2, Van Sant & a Kick to the Head

Art DepartMENTAL @ TIFF ’11

PRODUCTION DESIGN PORN: Terrence Malick, Jack Fisk and the Art of Minimalism

EXCLUSIVE: An Inside Look at the Production Design of The Kennedys

What Nobody Tells Beginners…

The 2011 Gemini Awards Nominations for Best Production Design are…

TRAILER: Martin Scorsese’s Hugo (2011)

The 2011 Emmy Nominations for Outstanding Art Direction are…

PRODUCTION DESIGN PORN: Bernardo Bertolucci

TRAILER: Boardwalk Empire, Season II

What is a Production Designer?

INSPIRATION: The Architecture and Design of Eero Saarinen

INSPIRATION: The Wonderfully Odd Photography of Diane Arbus

PRODUCTION DESIGN PORN V

INSPIRATION: Extraordinary Abstract Artist, Victor Pasmore

PRODUCTION DESIGN PORN: Terry Gilliam

HOT DOCS 2011 REVIEWS: The Shorts Edition

HOT DOCS 2011 REVIEWS: Big Buzz Films

TV SETS: Mad Men, Season 4

INSPIRATION: Pablo Picasso

Water for Elephants Graphic Artist, Karen TenEyck, Shares Her Art Department Knowledge & Experience

Art DepartMENTAL @ Hot Docs 2011

TV SETS: Mad Men, Seasons 1-3

INSPIRATION: Dentsu’s Sound Sculptures

PRODUCTION DESIGN PORN: Sir Ken Adam

INSPIRATION: Sir Ken Adam, Production Designer Extraordinaire

POSTER DESIGN: The Tree of Life New Poster Unveiled

INSPIRATION: Production Design Panel

IN MEMORIAM: Elizabeth Taylor (1932-2011)

PRODUCTION DESIGN PORN: Quentin Tarantino

INSPIRATION: Museum of American Packaging

The Winners of the 31st Genie Awards Are…

GENIE AWARDS: The Production Design Nomination Process with Jasna Stefanovic

PRODUCTION DESIGN PORN: The Gold Standard, Stanley Kubrick

EXCLUSIVE: From the Sketchbook of Black Swan Production Designer, Thérèse DePrez

LINKS & STUFF: Alice, Eve Stewart & Close Encounters of the Third Kind

PRODUCTION DESIGN PORN IV

INSPIRATION: Car Design in Film & TV

The Academy Award for Best Art Direction goes to… Alice in Wonderland?

OSCAR SUNDAY: My Top 10 Favourite Feature Films of 2010

PRODUCTION DESIGN PORN: The Best of 2010

HUMP DAY QUOTE DAY: Film

INSPIRATION: A Tiny Apartment Transforms into 24 Rooms

LINKS & STUFF: BAFTA’s, Berlin, 127 Hours, and an Eight Hour Workday?

PRODUCTION DESIGN PORN III

INSPIRATION: Floris Neusüss & Photograms

PRODUCTION DESIGN PORN: Christopher Nolan

INSPIRATION: Jean-Michel Basquiat & The Radiant Child

LINKS & STUFF: ADG Awards, Google Art Project, & The Social Network

The 15th Annual Art Directors Guild Awards: The Winners Are…

ART DIRECTORS GUILD AWARDS: Which Commercial Would You Choose? 

PRODUCTION DESIGN PORN: The Coen Brothers

The 31st Genie Award Nominations Are…

The 15th Annual Art Directors Guild Award Nominations Are…

INSPIRATION: Photorealism

PRODUCTION DESIGN PORN: David Fincher

The 83rd Academy Award Nominations Are…

LINKS & STUFF: Golden Globes, Syd Mead, True Grit, & Christopher Nolan

PRODUCTION DESIGN PORN II

Best Production Design of 2010

INSPIRATION: Rob Dobi’s Urban Exploration

PRODUCTION DESIGN PORN: Tim Burton

HUMP DAY QUOTE DAY: Ambition

INSPIRATION: The Enigmatic Work of Street Photographer Vivian Maier

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